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    Findings Paper Our research topic was on how influential the Wizard of Oz was and how its impact changed the entertainment and dramatic arts industries. We decided to choose a topic that was interesting and something that almost everyone would have some knowledge about. In our project we addressed the characters, music, and the values of the film. The Wizard of Oz is one of the most influential films in history. It was one of the first movies to be filmed in color and whole production cost set

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    is the capacity or power of persons to produce an effect on the actions of others. Victor Flemming, the director of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, depicts a message that revolves around the reversal of power and gender roles. Moreover, Dorothy is a child in her physical presence but lives the role of a hero as she leads the scarecrow, lion, and tin man to the Wizard himself. Through the archetypes such as the hero being a women, Cultural values, and the stages of the journey, Flemming raises the argument

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    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written by Frank L. Baum and published May 17, 1899. He may have likely written this book as a metaphor, the Yellow Brick Road being the gold standard, the characters representing different candidates of the democratic and republican parties in the late 1800s. Though none of this was ever actually confirmed, this is a widely popularized theory about the book. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is the story of a girl named Dorothy who is taken away from her home in Kansas with

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    The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is a classic American film interpreted from L. Frank Baum’s book published in 1900. We have all seen the film as a child and enjoy it equally as adults. It is a film we watch repeatedly to experience the wonders of our imaginations. There are many key elements that have made this film a notorious childhood memory as well as an American classic that we have treasured for generations. How could we forget the magical characters, the music, and the outstanding

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    in-depth into the current social tensions and customs of the modern world. Such a film, was The Wizard Of Oz. Beneath the surface of the film, one may examine many characteristics of real world struggles through creative flair. In films, directors will strive to make characters, storylines, backdrops, lighting and other creative factors up to par with modern day events (Lewis 2007). So too, The Wizard Of Oz offers viewers something rather unique and made the world of Hollywood more esoteric than ever

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    called The Wonderful Wizard of OZ written by L. Frank Baum. The story starts and ends in Kansas but the majority of the story takes place in the land of OZ. The time period of the book is irrelevant. Dorothy is a girl who used to live in Kansas and her house got carried away to a mystical land and she needs to get to the wizard to get her back home. Toto is Dorothy’s beloved dog who she takes everywhere. Scarecrow is the first friend she encounters along the way to the wizard. On her way she also

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    The Wonderfully written and film called the Wizard of Oz was first published in Chicago in 1900. The author, L. Frank Baum, was the editor of a South Dakota newspaper and who also supported William Jennings Bryan who happened to win three times, uneventfully, as a U.S. Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. The main concern of Baum and Bryan was the nature of the money supply in the United States, and in the Mid-Western States in their concern. In America during the 1890s, in Britain, there

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    Oh, the Wizard of Oz, an amazing tale of scarecrows, flying monkeys, and Tin Man, one of the very first Technicolor films ever! Even though most of the film is in color, we start in a black and white Kansas. Dorthy Gale is a young girl who lives on a small farm with her Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, and dog Toto. All seems peaceful until Toto bites the mean neighbor, Miss Almira Gulch, who then comes to the farm with permission to put Toto down. She takes him away but he soon makes a narrow escape and returns

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    The Wizard of Oz (1939) uses both mise en scène and sound to create an immense sequence of dream imagery, particularly in the second to last scene where Dorothy is at the point of going back to Kansas. This scene is distinctly significant in terms of mise en scène and sound as it concludes the film and highlights the themes that have been revealed throughout, giving a clearer message to the film’s audience. The mise en scène is used to describe what it is the frame and why it is there. The scene

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    The Wizard of Oz acts as a rubber-band on my heart snapping me back to twinkles of emerald green and ruby red. At a young age, this movie had always been my favorite. Dorothy, a farm-girl who escapes her abnormally gray town, Kansas, is guided by the amiable Professor Marvel back home just in time for her to take a tornado ride to a colorful, magical land of buoyant little people. The good witch, Glinda, appears and advises her to make her way to the Emerald City, where the mysterious Wizard of Oz

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